Memories of the year: Mr Motor Racing retires

Memories of the year: Mr Motor Racing retires

June's Le Mans 24 Hours was the somewhat appropriate setting for the retirement of Stirling Moss, one of motorsport's all-time greats. Kevin Turner was there, and it left quite an impression on him

Picking this year's Le Mans 24 Hours meeting probably isn't that surprising as my highlight of 2011. There was another great Audi v Peugeot battle, which went to the German manufacturer by a paltry 14 seconds, and Allan McNish and Mike Rockenfeller survived two of the worst crashes I have ever seen.

But what will really stick in my mind is not the main race. Before the 79th running of the French classic, a British legend finally decided to retire.

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